Artist description: As a film composer, I tend to compose in multiple styles, which is great because I love music regardless of style or genre. I love Classical, Pop, Rock, Country, Techno, World music- the list is endless! Why limit myself to one style? Thus my expression "expansionist composer", a term I created to define my penchant for cross genre composition. There is alot that can be taken from one style to another. When left to my own purely artist motivations (without the influence of a client or director) one thing about my music that seems to remain constant is my desire to constantly try and push the envelope of technique, meter, harmony, texture and melody, while still satisfying musically and a zen-like simplicity to a more complicated and demanding architecture. It can also range from some guy banging on a trash can lid and another playing harmonica, to full orchestral suites, to a rock band,..Where do I fit in?? The GREAT thing about IUMA.com is that I can be featured as an artist working in multiple categories, where-as with a label I would be stuck with one genre. Hence my use of the term "Expansionist" to help encapsulate my practice of working in so many different styles, categories and genres.
Music style: Expansionist Composer/Progressive Guitarist
Musical influences: Progressive rock, Classical, Jazz, Film Music, Pop, Hip Hop, Experimental, Avant Garde, World Music
Similar Artists: Alex Lifeson, Eric Johnson, John Williams, Stravinsky, Theatre, Rush, Yes, Queensryche, Pink Floyd
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